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This week's surprising reversal of the instructions on how to wear masks for those vaccinated against Covid-19 was a "fundamental first step" to get the US back to normal, the head of the Centers for Control and Prevention of the United States stressed Diseases (CDC) on Sunday, as the agency stressed, continued criticism for the sudden and confusing advice.Dr....
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Good Morning. Caroline Davies in London here. Welcome to the coronavirus live blog. I'll be walking you through the developments for the next few hours. You can contact me at caroline.davies@theguardian.com. How England British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will face a significant easing of restrictions from Monday and is under increasing pressure to reconsider easing...
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Boris Johnson was under increasing pressure on Saturday to reconsider easing the Covid rules in England on Monday because of the threat posed by the India variant. His own advisors and independent health experts feared this could lead to an increase in hospital admissions, especially among young adults.From Monday, people can meet outdoors in groups of up to...
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The new rules do not mean closing offices, schools or restaurants, but closing cinemas and other entertainment venues while restricting family reunions to five people indoors and ten people outdoors. For the first time, masks must be worn outdoors.The Taipei government has already ordered bars, nightclubs and similar venues to be closed. Health Minister Chen Shih-chung said...
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Public Health England (PHE) figures show that by the end of April, vaccines prevented at least 33,000 people 65 and over from receiving hospital treatment and saved 11,700 lives over 60. The PHE study compared the number of deaths observed with the number of deaths that would have been expected if the vaccine had not been given during...
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